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Weeks of Welcome or WOW is Texas State's official welcome to students entering or returning to campus each semester! The first few weeks are full of events and opportunities for new and returning students to become familiar or reacquainted with the Texas State campus, fellow Bobcats, and the San Marcos community.

What type of events take place during WOW? 

University departments from all over campus host WOW events!

See the various types of events below. Specific events will be uploaded as they are submitted.

Student playing game
Students at WOW Photobooth
Student playing jenga
popcorn

Submitting an Event for Spring 2018

Note that only completed forms will be accepted.

To submit an event for the Spring 2018 Weeks of Welcome (WOW) program, please utilize the following link. Submissions will be accepted through January 17th. 

Spring 2018 WOW Submission Form

Attention Student Organizations: Please note that the Weeks of Welcome program is not intended for recruiting events (i.e. informational meetings). We highly encourage you to contact the office of Student Involvement regarding their Fall Involvement Fair.

Looking for the schedule? Check out our App!


The WOW guide is now available in the 'TXST Events' application! This application is free and available both in the Apple and Android marketplaces. We highly encourage you to download this application as it provides details on each event including the location, fee associated (if any), contact information, and much more! It also allows you to create your own customizable schedule so you can keep track of all the events you specifically want to attend. 

To access the guide, visit: https://guidebook.com/g/txstwow/ 

You can also see the list of WOW events on the TXST University Events Calendar here: http://events.txstate.edu/list/day/2017/08/28


Spring 2018 Events:

For more details on the events below, download our Weeks of Welcome guide in the Texas State Events app or visit our online version of the Guide. There you'll find locations, dates, times, and explanations of events along with other useful information about Weeks of Welcome.  

You may also visit the website version of our Guide here: https://guidebook.com/g/txsttwow. To view the events online, click the "Web" tab in the "Available On" section. 


Athletic


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Men's & Women's Basketball Doubleheader 1/18/2018 5:30 PM 10:00 PM Strahan Coliseum
TXST Women's and Men's Basketball Doubleheader 1/20/2018 2:00 PM 7:00 PM Strahan Coliseum
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Free Fitness Week 1/16/2018 All day All day Student Recreation Center
SOC Involvement Fair 1/22/2018 10:00 AM 2:00 PM LBJ Ballroom
New Year, New Us 1/25/2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Student Recreation Center
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Free Week Climbing Wall Clinic 1/30/2018 3:00 PM 5:00 PM Student Recreation Center
Texas State Basketball Doubleheader 2/1/2018 5:30 PM 10:00 PM Strahan Coliseum
TXST Basketball Doubleheader 2/3/2018 2:00 PM 7:00 PM Strahan Coliseum

Entertainment


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
SACA-Ventures: Night at The Spot 1/17/2018 8:00 PM 11:45 PM The Spot (Off Campus, Transportation provided)
TXST Horn Festival Guest Artist: Adam Unsworth, horn 1/19/2018 7:30 PM 8:30 PM Performing Arts Center Recital Hall
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
WOW-A-Palooza 1/23/2018 11:00 AM 2:00 PM LBJSC Mall
Faculty Artist Series 1/23/2018 8:00 PM 9:00 PM Performing Arts Center Recital Hall
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Stars at Night 1/30/2018 7:30 PM 9:00 PM Performing Arts Center Recital Hall
Silent Fit Club 1/31/2018 11:30 AM 5:00 PM Student Recreation Center - Multi-purpose Room
Somos Musicos 2/1/2018 7:30 PM 8:30 PM Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Speech and Debate 2/2/2018 7:30 PM 10:00 PM Teaching Center PSH Foundation Studio Theater

Facilitated Group Activity


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
         
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
         
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Bobcat Career Prep 1/30/2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM LBJSC Ballroom
First Fridays: A Male Initiative 2/2/2018 12:00 PM 3:00 PM LBJSC 3-15.1

 


Information Fair


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Transfer Student Resource Fair 1/16/2018 11:00 AM 1:00 PM LBJ Student Center Ballroom
Welcome Tents 1/16/2018 9:00 AM 1:00 PM The Quad
Welcome Tents 1/17/2018 9:00 AM 1:00 PM The Quad
Round Rock Campus Welcome Week 1/16/2018 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Round Rock Campus Avery 2nd Floor Atrium
Round Rock Campus Welcome Week 1/17/2018 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Round Rock Campus Avery 2nd Floor Atrium
Round Rock Campus Welcome Week 1/18/2018 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Round Rock Campus Avery 2nd Floor Atrium
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Ready. Set. Go Abroad 1/25/2018 10:00 AM 1:00 PM LBJSC Ballroom
Brilliant Bobcats: Pathways to Student Success 1/30/2018 10:00 AM 12:00 PM LBJ Ballroom
Allies of Texas State Student Training 1/31/2018 8:30 AM 12:30 PM LBJSC 4-1.6
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Off-Campus Housing Fair 1/29/2018 10:00 AM 2:00 PM LBJSC Ballroom
Alumni Association Student Events 1/31/2018 12:30 PM 2:30 PM Quad
Financial Expo 1/31/2018 11:00 AM 2:00 PM UAC 124
Mama's Kitchen: Black History Month Kick-Off 2/6/2018 12:00 PM 3:00 PM LBJSC Ballroom

Meet and Greet


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Welcome Back, Bobcats! 1/17/2018 2:00 PM 4:00 PM Alkek Library Open Theater, main floor
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Tips & Tricks: Passport to Academic Success 1/24/2018 11:00 AM 1:30 PM LBJ Student Center - HUB
SACA Meet & Greet 1/25/2018 5:00 PM 6:00 PM LBJ Student Center 4-4.1
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location

Open House


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
         
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
         
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
         

Presentation


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Off-Campus Living Presentation 1/22/2018 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Smith Hall A Lobby
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Guest Lecture: Dr. Reiner Kramer "Analyzing Renaissance Music (with composers)" 1/29/2018 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Kavindu "Kavi" Ade: Bridging the Realms of Personal and Political Identity 2/1/2018 7:00 PM 9:00 PM Centennial Teaching Theater
Study Abroad General Session 2/1/2018 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Thorton International House Conference Room
Study Abroad General Session 2/2/2018 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Thorton International House Conference Room

Reception


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Art Unveiling: "Home Away from Home"  1/23/2018 4:00 PM 5:00 PM LBJSC 2nd Floor (by the Lair entrance)
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Veterans Welcome Reception 1/22/2018 5:00 PM 7:00 PM LBJSC Ballroom
Welcome to the Family 1/23/2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM LBJSC Ballroom
Asian Student Welcome Reception 1/24/2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM LBJSC Ballroom
Hispanic Student Welcome Reception 1/25/2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM LBJSC Ballroom
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location

Other


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration March 1/18/2018 6:30 PM 7:00 PM Old Main
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Alumni Panel Speaker Meeting 1/24/2017 5:15 PM 6:30 PM LBJSC 3-14.1
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location

Workshop


Week 1        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Week 2        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Resume WERKshop: Get your career started! 1/22/2018 5:00 PM 7:00 PM FCS 158
Week 3        
Session Title Date Time Start Time End Room/Location
Undergraduate Research Fellowship Workshop 1/26/2018 11:00 AM 1:00 PM LAMP 407A